|The Final Straw: Ben Turk on Insurgent Theatre & Prison Abolition - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's episode is a conversation with Ben Turk. Ben's a co-founder of Insurgent Theatre, the decade-old theater troop that has presented a number of original and refurbished theater workshops and performances around the country. Topics of IT's works have ranged from discussions around Militancy framed through Homer's Odyssey to Administrative Segregation to a Terrorists Fairytale.Insurgent Theatre's current play is called "Know Your Enemy." The play is a one-person presentation based ...
Keywords: ashevillefm; final straw; kxcf; kwtf; anarchist; prison abolition; know your enemy; ben turk; insurgent theatre; police; theater; redbird; art
|The METAL (final) Straw 4/21/13 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show is a break from talk. No(t much) talk, just the dark and heavy!The playlist for this episode can be found here
Keywords: ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; metal
|Why is the Asheville PD snatching up Occupy activists? - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/11/2011/why-is-the-asheville-pd-snatching-up-occupy-activists Last Tuesday Asheville showed up 100-125 strong for an unpermitted march in solidarity with the Oakland General Strike and Scott Olsen, the veteran injured at the hands of the Oakland PD. This Saturday the Asheville Police began snatching activists off of the streets, arresting them based on warrants attained on 11/4...
Keywords: occupy; asheville; wall street; ashevillefm.org; the final straw; bursts o'goodness; police; brutality; arrest; march; oakland; solidarity; scott olsen; general strike; commune
|Ash Borer, Tesa & more! Metal, Metal, Metal! - Bursts O'Goodness|
playlist available here: This week's show features tracks by Tesa from their 2008 album, Heartbeats From The Sky as well as a track from Ash Borer's new album, Cold of Ages. Enjoy!
Keywords: stoner; sludge; post-metal; black; metal; final straw; bursts; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf
|Chrome Waves & other metal - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week is another hour of metal. We'll hear the entirety of the new, self-titled Chrome Waves album, as well as tracks by Dynfari and Vowel and updates n the case of Luke O'Donovan.
Keywords: luke o'donovan; atlanta; abc; support; prisoner; queer; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; bursts; final straw; anarchist; bashing; metal; music
|Blasts from the not-so-distant past - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show presents an hour of music I was into about 10 years ago: Indie Rock, Emo, Alt-Rock. The show includes some less well-known, Northern California acts like The Wunder Years, Rum Diary and Life in Braille. Enjoy! Archived at ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw through 2-27-12, afterwards at archive.org by searching this show's title.
Keywords: emo; indie rock; ashevillefm; bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf
|Support CeCe McDonald - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation with Katie Burgess of the Trans Youth Support Network about the case of CeCe McDonald. Chrishaun âCeCeâ McDonald is a young African American transgender woman who is charged with two counts of âsecond degree murderâ after an incident that began when she was violently assaulted because of her gender and race. We'll talk about some of the realities of how gender and race are dealt with by police and prisons and critiques of the effectiveness of Hate Cri...
Keywords: cece; mcdonald; trans; final straw; bursts; o'goodness; afm; ashevillefm; katie burgess; queer; minneapolis; mn
|Luis Leon of the Dream 9 - Bursts O'Goodness|
from AshevilleFM Luis Leon was born in Veracruz, Mexico but has been living in the U.S. since the age of 5 with his parents. In 2011, after graduating high school in Marion, NC, Luis self-deported to Mexico because of the high cost of higher education to undocumented immigrants here. In July, he and 8 other immigrants who'd been living in the U.S. attempted to publicly re-enter from Mexico. This week's episode features a conversation with Luis about his experiences in Western NC, moving back to ...
Keywords: luis leon; immigration; north carolina; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw
|STUDENT STRIKE! POPULAR STRUGGLE! / GRÃVE ÃTUDIANTE! LUTTE POPULAIRE! (part 1) - Bursts O'Goodness|
from The Final Straw This week's show features a conversation with Maria, an American-born anarchist and former University student living in Montreal, Quebec. Maria shares with us the context of the student and social strikes of earlier this year in this first part of our conversation. The second part will be featured in the near future. The second half of this interview can be found on Archive.org...
Keywords: final straw; bursts; anarchist; quebec; montreal; student; strike; 2012; classe; social strike; semester
|Final Straw: Halloween with Victor Balachlavic - Bursts O'Goodness|
An hour hosted by Victor Balachlavic of some of the best classical music that speaks to the Halloween spirit(s).
Keywords: Final Straw; Halloween; Bursts O'Goodness
|NC Rising 2: Social Spaces in Struggle - Bursts O'Goodness|
Social Social Spaces in Struggle brought together panelists with a wide variety of backgrounds to discuss the function of social spaces in a revolutionary project. The panelists drew on their experience with worker-owned co-ops, squats, cultural centers, and infoshops in order clarify some of the limitations of these structures and discuss the potential for deeper interventions. Each panelist was ti reflect on these challenges and to bring a strategy for how the limits of social space are overco...
Keywords: firestorm; asheville; nc rising; occupation; scissortail; social space; squat
|Afm Final Straw 02242013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features 2 of the 3 tracks from the split album with Profound Barathre, Rorcal and Malvoisie (from Switzerland), as well as Encircling Sea (from Australia) and Yngizarm (from China) to form an HOUR OF ATMOSPHERIC and BLACK METAL!
Keywords: Yngizarm; malvoisie; rorcal; barathre; metal; ashevillefm; bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf
|Shwoopy Songs - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show is a short rant on the upcoming Business Improvement District couched in an hour of romantic songs. Why the hell not?
Keywords: bursts; final straw; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; business improvement district
|Marcellus EF! fights the frack & Jerry Koch fights the SGJ - Bursts O'Goodness|
The Final Straw this week features two conversations.In the first interview, William discusses the Marcellus bioregion with Oz from Marcellus Earth First!, the dangers posed by fracking that shale and what resistance has looked like in PA. Here they also announce the beginning of a forest defense campaign with a tree sit in Loyalsock State Forest as an expansion of their struggle against the Anadarko's attempts to expand fracking. http://marcellusearthfirst.org/In the second conversation, Burs...
Keywords: marcellus; earth first!; frack; tree-sit; jerry koch; surveillance; grand jury; new york; anarchist; kxcf; kwtf; fbi; bomb; ashevillefm; final straw; alf; elf; mcgowan
|CA Prisoner Hunger Strike roundup with Ed Mead - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week William talks with Ed Mead, editor of CA Prison Focus magazine to discuss the results of the hunger and work strikes that swept west coast prisons since July, resulting in one prisoner death and at one point including the participation of 30,000 hunger strikers. The strike, the third over two years, was meant to bring attention to and pressure against the state for it's practices of indefinite detention in solitary confinement without recourse, the silencing of prisoner activists, la...
Keywords: ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; ed mead; hunger strike; prison; metal; punk; solitary
|Metal show for the week of June 23, 2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's The Final Straw features metal and crust tracks from such projects as Woe, Agrion Splendens, and they eat their own god. Hope y'all enjoy!The playlist can be found here.Streaming at afm from 3AM EST, 6/24/2013, podcasting at radio4all.net (link pending).
Keywords: bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf; ashevillefm; metal; music
|Metal show for the week of June 16, 2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week we present another metal show. New tracks from Skagos, Moonlit Wake, Cough and more!The playlist can be found here.The show will stream for a week, starting at 3AM on June 17 at ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw
Keywords: ashevillefm; final straw; kxcf; kwtf; metal; music
|May Day Choir in Asheville: A conversation with Saro and Kila - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show will be a conversation with Saro Lynch-Tomason and Kila Donovan, members of the Asheville May Day Choir about music, resistance, history and the upcoming May Day celebrations in Asheville. Saro and Kila are also members of the band, Red Wind. The show features in-studio renditions of some beautiful resistance songs that we'll be hearing this year. The two jamboree shows will be a benefit for Blair Pathways...
Keywords: red wind; blair; final straw; labor; bursts; asheville; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; may day; anarchism; folk
|Gail Stevens, mother of Connor, Cleveland 4 defendant - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation with Gail Stevens. Gail is the mother of imprisoned activist and anarchist, Connor Stevens, who is one of the four anarchists that the FBI is accusing of attempting to blow up a bridge outside of Cleveland, Ohio. Connor and two other defendants, Brandon Baxter and Doug Wright, have taken a non-cooperating plea deal in the case and face their sentencing hearing on November 5th & 6th of 2012...
Keywords: cleveland; anarchist; entrapment; fbi; connor stevens; doug wright; brandon baxter; joshua stafford; shaquile azir; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts; kxcf; kwtf; occupy; gail stevens; rolling stone; erdely
|Metal show for the week of 01/27/2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
Got some Downfall of Gaia, some Wild's Reprisal, Year of No Light and more! Playlist is here.
Keywords: ashevillefm; kwtf; kxcf; bursts; final straw; metal; music
|Metal show for the week of 01/06/2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
An hour of metal in lieu of a talk show. I'm taking a break from talk content for a few weeks and will be back up and running for a stint soon. Meanwhile, enjoy this. The playlist can be found here.
Keywords: bursts; final straw; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; metal; music
|The Lucasville 5 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week, we spoke with Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan who is facing the death penalty for his role as a negotiator during the prisoner uprising at the SOCF facility in Lucasville in April of 1993. Hasan, as well as 4 other prisoners, have become known as the Lucasville 5. 4 of them are charged with the death of a prison guard by the name of Bobby Vallandingham as well as 9 inmates considered to be snitches...
Keywords: lucasville; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; prison; uprising; hasan; carlos sanders; political prisoner
|CA Prisoner Hunger Strikes (08-12-2011) - Bursts O'Goodness|
This show was based on what information I could garner concerning the Pelican Bay and Corcoran prisoners in CA who had promised hunger strikes concerning a number of concerns. This strike eventually spread to many outside prisons throughout the state and the United States.
Keywords: ashevillefm; prisoner; resistance; hunger strike; kxcf; kwtf; final straw
|Metal Show for the week of 10/06/2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features metal from around the world including new tracks from Subrosa, With The End in Mind, Ellende and more! New spoken content coming up soon! Playlist can be found at: http://www.ashevillefm.org/node/7774 Interview archives of the show can be found at thefinalstrawradio.noblogs.org You can contact the hosts for criticisms, critiques, concerns, questions, conundrums, quandries (wait, that's the same as questions, right....damn) by emailing us at thefinalstrawradio( aT)riseup...
Keywords: ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; metal; music; final straw
|Metal show for 06-09-2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's episode features tracks from the new albums by Altar of Plagues, Ash Borer, Vestiges, Panopticon and more. The playlist can be found here.
Keywords: ashevillefm; final straw; metal; music
|Eddie Falcon: Vet, Rapper, Organizer, Anarchist - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation Eddie Falcon. Eddie is a Chicano veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan wars who organizes withIraq Veterans Against The War performs revolutionary hip hop as Forty Thieves and is an anarchist. Over the hour, Eddie lays down his experiences and views of class, race, patriarchy and militarism. https://myspace.com/fortythievessf http://www.ivaw.org This show will stream at http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw from 3AM, August 19, 2013 for a week...
Keywords: ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; ivaw; veteran; war; racism; class; patriarchy; assault; hip hop; militarism
|Metal show for the week of August 4th, 2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features new tracks from the German project, AwAy, as well as from Chicago's own Al-Athawra and the D.C.-based Vestiges side of their split with Panopticon.The playlist can be found: hereThis show'll be streaming from August 05, 2013 thru the 11th. Podcasting at radio4all.net (link pending).
Keywords: kxcf; kwtf; ashevillefm; music; metal; punk
|Grand Jury & Native Resistance Updates / Ned Kelly music (redux) - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/09/2012/grand-jury-native-resistance-updates-ned-kelly-music-redux : This show features: an update on Grand Jury resistance in the Pacific Northwest as it continues; the federal, state and local law enforcement attempts in Arizona to break solidarity between environmentalists, indigenous activists, radical and non-native anarchists; some music about Ned Kelly, the famous Australian bandit of Irish descent who took on the government in a bid for jus...
Keywords: ned kelly; australia; bandit; grand jury; anarchist; indigenous; native; indian; american; resistance; ashevillefm; bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf; repression; o'odham; dine; arizona; san francisco
|Stop the spread of GE Trees in the South before it starts! - Bursts O'Goodness|
Anne Petermann, of the Global Justice Ecology Project, joins us this week to talk about the threats posed by Genetically Engineered Trees getting released into the U.S. as the USDA considers allowing Arborgen to found millions of acres of plantations across the southern U.S. These plantations, reaching from Texas to South Carolina, where the company is based, could destroy forest diversity, kill wildlife, exacerbate droughts, feed fire storms (not Firestorm), and spread quickly with the help o...
Keywords: ashevillefm; final straw; kxcf; kwtf; global justice ecology project; anne petermann; eucalyptus; ge; gmo; arborgen; monsanto; earth first!
|What if we could swish AND fight? - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show is a conversation with Parks about Stonewall, the cooptation of it's rememberance in the form of Pride marches, the split of the liberation movement into the pride movement and continued radical struggles.
Keywords: stonewall; queer; lgbtq; pride; gay; new york; compton's; san francisco; final straw; bursts; ashevillefm; kxcf
|SeaSol: Direct Action against Bosses & Landlords Gets The Goods - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show is an interview with Lee and Emily, members of the Seattle Solidarity Network. According to their website (www.seasol.net): "Seattle Solidarity ("SeaSol") is a volunteer network of working people who believe in standing up for our rights. Our goal is to support our fellow workers' strikes and struggles, build solidarity, and organize to deal with specific job, housing, and other problems caused by the greed of the rich and powerful...
Keywords: seasol; seattle; solidarity; boss; landlord; final straw; bursts; direct action; union; iww; ocap
|Court Dates: NATO3 Announcement & Malik Rahim on Angola3 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week there are two political court dates going on in the United States we wanted to bring attention to, followed by about 30 minutes of METAL!!!!!!!! WOAH!!!!First: on Monday, January 6th the NATO3 will be facing trial, starting with the jury selection. There's a callout for solidarity and support for the NATO3. The call out can be found at http://nato5support/wordpress.com . A past episode of the Final Straw talking about the basics of the case can be found at The Final Straw Website...
Keywords: ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; anarchist; political prisoner; trial; court; angola3; nato3; shaka cinque; albert woodfox
|Occupy Wall Street (in Asheville?) - Bursts O'Goodness|
(originally posted at http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/09/2011/occupy-wall-street-in-asheville) 200 to 300 bodies occupy the space and sleep on the street right next to Wall Street, financial hub of the east coast. To some, the place symbolizes the living and breathing Sacre Coeur of Capitalism, the highest stage of human global awareness and economy. A system offering to break down monolithic governments and swap them for more democratic ones and to scoop the ingenious and hard workin...
Keywords: occupy; wall street; asheville; ashevillefm.org; the final straw; bursts o'goodness
|Cleveland Anarchists, Pax and Support for Long Term Anarchist Prisoners: Conversations with Will Potter & Ian Coldwater - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/05/2012/cleveland-anarchists-pax-and-support-for-long-term-anarchist-prisoners-conversations-with-will-potte This week's show features two conversations around the fbi, prisons and Anarchists. The first is with Will Potter, author of Green is the New Red and blogger at greenisthenewred.com . Will is an award winning, independent journalist based out of Washington, D.C...
Keywords: anarchist; pax; prisoner; will potter; ian coldwater; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts o'goodness; kxcf; kwtf; june 11; cleveland
|Final Straw 06-10-12 - Bursts O'Goodness|
A few announcements about planned protests in Asheville around the Westborough Baptist Church's plans to protest the Billy Graham Center (!?) and the vote on Tuesday on the Business Improvement District by city council. The rest of the show is metal. :P
Keywords: final straw; kxcf; kwtf; bursts o'goodness; bid; metal; ashevillefm
|Tranzmission Prison Project & CA Prisoner Hungerstrikes Resume - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/10/2011/tranzmission-prison-project-ca-prisoner-hungerstrikes-resume Today's show featured an interview with with Bender, a volunteer with Tranzmission Prison Project. From their facebook, "The Tranzmission Prison Project is an Asheville, NC based group which offers support for queer, trans, and gender non-conforming people who are incarcerated. This support comes in the form of providing people with books, zines, resource lists and penpals." We t...
Keywords: tranzmission; prison; books to prisoners; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; pelican bay; hunger strike; bursts; final straw; anarchist; abolition
|Joel Bitar and Dane Rossman resist extradition to Canada - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's program features 3 conversations:Firstly, we speak with Sterling Stutz, a former co-defendant in the Main G20 Conspiracy case stemming back to the 2010 anti-G20 protests in Toronto, Canada. Sterling shares her experiences around the protest, collective defense and resistance to the G20 and Canadian State.She also speaks a bit about Det. Sergent Gary Giroux, who is the most public cop prosecuting post-G20 arrests, as well as the pig who pushed for the prosecution of Nyki Kish...
Keywords: final straw; bursts; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; extradition; anarchism; g20; toronto; neoliberalism; dane rossman; joel bitar; indigenous; nyki kish; immigration; borders
|Ryan Conrad: Against Equality in Marriage - Bursts O'Goodness|
A live conversation with Ryan Conrad, blogger at Against Equality blog and editor of Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage. During the hour we discuss inclusion, mainstreaming, marriage as an institution and the "rights" that come with it. We also discuss the lobbying groups pushing for same-sex marriage.http://www.againstequality.org/stuff/against-equality-queer-critiques-of-gay-marriage/
Keywords: ryan conrad; ashevillefm; final straw; anarchism; marriage; gay; lesbian; trans; religion; gender; class; citizenship
|The Mount Hope Infinity - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/08/2011/the-mount-hope-infinity In November of 2008, 13 identified individuals entered a mega-church in Lansing, MI, known for it's active anti-gay stance and organizing. These 13, deemed the Mount Hope Infinity as the number of Jane and John Does (20) kept growing in the civil law suit that followed, threw leaflets telling the congregation (particularly the youth) that it's ok not to be straight, kissed at the pulpit and chanted slogans...
Keywords: Mount Hope; Infinity; Bash Back!; Queer; Anarchist
|FBI raids of Almighty Latin Kings & Queens Nation of NC - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/12/2011/fbi-raids-of-almighty-latin-kings-queens-nation-of-nc This weeks interview is with Sara Lee of the Greensboro support group for Almighty Latin Kings and Queens Nation in North Carolina. During the hour, Sara Lee talks about the history of the ALKQ Nation and it's development in North Carolina, including being fundamental to the drawing together of Crips, Bloods, MS13 and community and faith groups in Greensboro in 2008 to draft a gang truce...
Keywords: ashevillefm.org; the final straw; bursts o'goodness; kxcf; alkqn; almighty; latin; kings; queens; greensboro; north carolina; anarchist; fbi; atf
|"...For the love of one's country is a terrible thing..." - Bursts O'Goodness|
Tonight's show (Monday, 1/24/11 from 8-10pm EST, thanks to The Invisible Worm) will focus on the struggle for justice in Northern Ireland from Fenians through the United Men, the IRB, IRA, INLA and the Civil Rights Marches. Recognizing that this is guilty pleasure for some of us Americans of Irish Descent (myself included), allow me these two hours to play some of my favorite Irish Republican songs...
Keywords: bloody sunday; ireland; ira; inla; republican; irish; final straw; northern; ashevillefm; bursts o'goodness; wolfe tone; liberation; civil rights
|Eric McDavid, Marie Mason & June 11th Day of Solidarity - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/06/2011/marie-mason-eric-mcdavid-the-june-11th In recognition of June 11th as a Day of Solidarity with Long Term Anarchist Prisoners, this week's The Final Straw (now 1-2pm EST on Fridays) will present the second of two shows on the Green Scare. I've interviewed supporters of Marie Mason and Eric McDavid, both victims of the Green Scare serving 20 year sentences and, also, Anarchists...
Keywords: anarchist; final straw; eric mcdavid; marie mason; june 11th; anarchist; bursts; ashevillefm.org; prisoner; political; green scare
|The Case of the Cleveland 5: The FBI, Entrapment & the construction of Terrorists - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's conversation features a discussion of the case of the Cleveland 5, anarchists arrested in Ohio on April 30th for allegedly attempting to blow up a bridge. But the case isn't so simple as idealists independently taking direct and spectacular action against infrastructure. As members of Cleveland 5 Justice (the support group for the defendants) share with us information about the accused, what is known about the alleged infiltrator sent by the FBI to facilitate a terror case (Shaquille...
Keywords: cleveland; anarchist; entrapment; fbi; tony hayne; connor stevens; doug wright; brandon baxter; joshua stafford; shaquille azir; hunger strike; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts; kxcf; kwtf; occupy
|Needle Exchange: Harm Reduction and Disease Prevention in WNC - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/01/2012/needle-exchange-harm-reduction-and-disease-prevention-in-wnc : This weeks show is an interview with Michael Harney, the coordinator of the NEPA (Needle Exchange Program of Asheville) and, in a different capacity, works with WNCAP (Western North Carolina Aids Project). He's done this work and gained notoriety and helped many to help themselves since 1994...
Keywords: michael harney; nepa; wncap; needle exchange; asheville; aids; hepatitis; final straw; bursts o'goodness; ashevillefm; harm reduction; north carolina
|Final Straw: Clean water solidarity in WV & Swain's bid for election - Bursts O'Goodness|
This episode features three content portions. The first will be the second in our hopefully ongoing presentation of audio essays by anarchist prisoner Sean Swain, currently held in isolation at Ohio State Prison in Youngstown Ohio for alleged involvement in the Army of the 12 Monkeys, a nascent prisoner guerilla sabotage movement in Ohio prisons which is spreading every wider. Sean Swain denies involvement in the group and a self-identified member of that movement denies his involvement yet ...
Keywords: ashevillefm; kowa; kxcf; kwtf; sean swain; anarchist; prisoner; osp; youngstown; ohio; governor; 2014; west virginia; freedom industries; water; clean; hub; firestorm; evergreen refuge
|Get healthy for the General Strike - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/04/2012/get-healthy-for-the-general-strike : For this week's show I've put together a workout mix which i'll present without interruption so that it can be played back with ease. As the May 1st General Strike approaches it's important that those of us participating get into good shape, or keep ourselves toned. I hope that this mix will inspire you to make your own mix and to, if you are able, go running or biking with friends, start regiments of pu...
Keywords: general strike; may day; health; final straw; bursts o'goodness; ashevillefm.org; kwtf; kxcf
|Final Straw: On the uprisings in Bosnia with Minel Abaz - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week, we make some announcements concerning benefits in NC for water distribution in WV and a benefit in Durham for Luke O'Donovan. Sean Swain speaks on the case of the Lakota activist and prisoner Timothy Little Rock Reed and it's implications for the legal system in the U.S. The bulk of our show is an interview with Bosnain activist, antifascist, anti-capitalist and anti-authoritarian Minel Abaz about the protests that've been shaking Bosnia in Herzegovina since early February and chasing...
Keywords: ashevillefm; kowa; a-revolt; kxcf; kwtf; sean swain; anarchist; prisoner; bosnia; herzegovina
|Tyrannicide Day 2012! - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/03/2012/tyrannicide-day-2012 This week's show is dedicated to Tyrannicide. As discussed at the end of last week's show, the ides of march approacheth. this date is celebrated as the date of the assasination of the tyrant, Julius Caesar. It also approximates the date of the assasination by the Nihilist group Narodnaya Volya, or people's will of Czar Alexander the second of Russia, albeit after 7 attempts...
Keywords: tyrannicide; assassination; attentat; czolgosz; final straw; bursts o'goodness; regicide; deicide; carnot; caserio; ravachol; mckinley; assassin
|Occupy Everything: Anarchists in the Occupy Movement, 2009-2011: A Convo with Aragorn! - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/06/2012/occupy-everything-anarchists-in-the-occupy-movement-2009-2011-with-aragorn This week's show features a conversation with Aragorn! Aragorn is an author based out of the Bay Area who is responsible for numerous essays on anarchism, nihilism and indigeneity; was an editor of Anarchy: a Journal of Desire Armed, and currently helps to publish The Anvil Review...
Keywords: anarchism; anarchy; aragorn; bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf; occupy; little black cart
|Martin Ramsey on Occupy AVL's Anti-Anti Caucus - Bursts O'Goodness|
Bursts spent the hour speaking with Martin Ramsey, a wob who's also a member of the Occupy Asheville Anti-Authoritarian Anti-Capitalist Caucus (Anti-Anti). We talk about some of the potentials of the Occupy movement and the place of anarchists, autonomists and other like-minded folks in the Asheville wing of it.
Keywords: occupy; martin ramsey; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; anarchist; capitalism; asheville